Azerbaijan's TABIB named people at risk for measles

Azerbaijan
# 01 December 2023 15:10 (UTC +04:00)

Children under the age of five and people over the age of 20 are at risk of measles, said Turan Ibragimova, chief consultant of the Department for infectious diseases and the organization of control over infectious diseases of TABIB, APA reports.

According to her, complications are mainly observed in people belonging to this group: “If measles infection is detected, you must consult a doctor, and in case of complications, begin hospital treatment.”

Turan Ibragimova noted that recently an increase in the incidence of measles has been observed not only in Azerbaijan, but also in other countries: “The reason for the recent increase in the incidence of measles is that during the COVID-19 pandemic, children were not vaccinated against measles.”

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